Gunshot Wound to the Gravid Uterus with Non-Lethal Fetal Injury

Jose A. Carugno, Alejandro Rodriguez, Julio Brito, Carlos Cabrera

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We report a case of an abdominal gunshot wound in a third trimester pregnant woman. The fetus sustained a superficial skin injury, with survival of both mother and fetus. Conservative management was conducted successfully. Other management options are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-45
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • fetal injury
  • gunshot wound
  • pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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